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Pakistan: Gunmen kill 11 minority Hazara coal miners in Baluchistan


Attackers in southwestern Pakistan have killed at least 11 workers at a remote coal mine, officials said Sunday.
The victims were from the minority Shia Hazara community, Khalid Durrani, a government official, told French news agency AFP.
ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which took place in the mountainous Machh area of Baluchistan province.
Ethnic Hazara make up most of the Shia population in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan.
It is the country’s largest and poorest region, rife with ethnic, sectarian and separatist insurgencies.

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